What does the word bower mean?

Usage examples for bower

  1. Having satisfied ourselves as to the bower, we hurried to the spot where the boat had been left; but no boat was there. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. But they had good fun, walking about the island, and going into the green vine- bower now and then to get out of the sun, which was very hot. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue by Laura Lee Hope
  3. We'll make a little bower for him when he comes along. – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis